In Other News: Listicles, Cuddle Mattresses, and Cliteracy

Nineteen-year-old Robel Phillpos was indicted for allegedly making false statements to officials investigating his friend, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev.

Israelis lined up to buy gas masks in anticipation of the escalating conflict in neighboring Syria.

Vodafone and Verizon are breaking up, which marks the first time most of us have heard or will again hear about Vodafone.

Spices may help you lose weight and prevent cancer, but turns out seven percent of them also harbor salmonella.

Fox News, aka that channel we had a monetized douchebag jar for, played a segment on Chelsea Manning to the tune of Aerosmith's "Dude Looks Like a Lady." Really.

Luckily we can erase that offensive memory by revisiting this classic, appropriate use of that song.

Twitter's new blue line is really upsetting twitter users in a way only twitter users can get upset.

New York magazine has a profile of the women working to defend revenge-porn victims.

And speaking of porn, this map from PornHub has been floating around detailing porn fetishes by state.

Luckily, PolicyMic has broken down the political implications of said map for us.

The New Yorker's Matt O'Connell has composed a must-read rumination on the listicile — in listicle form of course.

This mattress promises to make it easier for you and your imaginary boyfriend to cuddle.

And finally, check out artist Sophia Wallace's noble fight for cliteracy:

(Images: Cuddle Mattress, PornHub)